Finland has communicated its long-term low greenhouse gas (GHG) emission development strategy (LEDS) to the UNFCCC. Finland’s LEDS charts scenarios and impact assessments to achieve its 2035 carbon neutrality target, and reviews longer-term emissions reduction and removal opportunities by 2050.
The portal provides a snapshot of the state of sustainable development around the world, enable users to obtain GIS training and resources, and teaches people around the world to use the data to drive action on the 2030 SDGs agenda.
A group of 155 companies representing a combined market capitalization of USD 2.4 trillion have signed a statement urging governments to align their COVID-19 economic aid and recovery efforts with the latest climate science.
In the declaration, the five countries commit to step up ambition by 2020, enhance their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) for the Sustainable Development Goals, and intensify their cooperation.
The MDBs’ commitment goes beyond specific MDBs’ 2020 and 2030 climate finance targets, and builds on their ongoing contribution to climate finance, which amounted to US$35 billion in developing and emerging economies in 2017.
A coalition of investors managing over US$5.6 trillion in assets joined a coalition of more than 70 large food companies in calling for zero deforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado region.
India and the European Union (EU) have issued a joint statement on clean energy and climate change, pledging to step up cooperation to enhance implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership will focus on analytical work, technical assistance and financing in client countries and has budgeted for activities up to the year 2022.